Biliran (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Biliran (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 11.47
Longitude: 124.480003
population: 4,699
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Capiz, Negros coasts free from red tide

ROXAS City — Coastal waters in Capiz and Negros Occidental continue to be free from red tide, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).BFAR has recently issued a bulletin pointing out coastal areas in the country positive and ... [Published Panay News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Samar governor cites anti-insurgency gains

By Joey Gabieta | Inquirer VisayasCATBALOGAN CITY—After more than four decades of battling communist rebels in Samar, the governor of this impoverished province announced on Monday that the efforts had reached a step close to a complete rout.Samar, once ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

EU, PHL sign €30-M grant for PHL health sector

A total of €30 million or P1.8 billion will be injected into the Philippine health sector under phase three of the European Union's (EU) Health Sector Policy Support Program (HSPSP). In a statement Tuesday, the European External Action Service (EEAS) ... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

A Manobo’s journey: From mountains to high seas

'His remarkable journey from the mountains to the great halls of a state university is a feat of endurance and determination of the human spirit'DREAM. Marlon is a boy with a dream. His story embodies endurance and determination of the human spirit. All ... [Published Rappler - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrity chef Boy Logro urges people of Palo to work hard to achieve their dreams despite ‘Yolanda’ losses

PALO, Leyte – Celebrity chef Boy Logro encouraged residents of Palo to follow their dreams and never give up despite suffering terrible losses after being devastated by typhoon “Yolanda”.Logro, a native of Biliran town in Biliran province, visited Palo ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines: Philippines typhoon recovery aims for lasting results / Filipino pastors strengthen skills for next disaster

Source: Mennonite Central CommitteeCountry: Philippines Philippines typhoon recovery aims for lasting results By Laurie Oswald Robinson July 30, 2014 AKRON, Pa. – Since Typhoon Haiyan devastated communities in the Philippines last November, Mennonite ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

DOE brings solar power to E. Samar households

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Energy (DOE) has energized 375 households in Eastern Samar as part of its Household Electrification Program (HEP).Through the program, the DOE implemented the installation of solar home systems, which include three ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Eastern Visayas rice output dips

The Department of Agriculture reported that harvest reached 526.88 million metric tons (MT) of palay as of June, about 1% lower than 531.72 MT harvested a year ago.“Even if seeds are available, many farmers are not yet ready to plant. Their priority has ... [Published Business World - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 5 reports

Philippines: DA places initial agricultural damage estimate at P2.325 billion

Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines QUEZON CITY, July 18 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Thursday that Initial estimate puts agricultural damage at P2.324 billion for fisheries and crops brought by Typhoon “Glenda” ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 14 reports

Signal No. 3 up in MM, 20 other Luzon provinces

By Jamie Marie ElonaDUBAI–Twenty one areas, including Metro Manila, were placed under Public Storm Warning Signal No. 3 as Typhoon “Glenda” further intensifies and moves toward Southern Quezon, the state-run weather bureau said.According to the latest ... [Published Kabayan Weekly - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 5 reports

More areas under storm warning signals

MANILA (Updated) -- More areas were placed under storm warning signals as Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) approaches the eastern part of the Philippines, the state weather agency said.According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 9 reports

‘Glenda’ intensifies into typhoon, Signal No. 3 up in 4 provinces

By Jamie Marie ElonaDUBAI—More provinces were placed under Public Storm Signal No. 3 as Tropical Storm “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) intensified into a typhoon Monday evening, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services ... [Published Kabayan Weekly - Jul 14 2014]

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...ccessible, quality health care, while Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said it complements government plans for improving the health care system for "the Filipino people who are the backbone of this country’s strong economic growth and development.” "The partnership of the Philippines and the European Union provided the much needed boost to further the health sector reforms towards the achievement of Universal Health CareCare for the Filipinos," said Health Secretary Enrique T Ona. HSPSP was launched in support of the Philippine government's Universal Health Care or Kalusugan Pangkalahatan campaign. The campaign is an effort to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals deadline, one of which aims to reduce infant and maternal mortality by 2015. – Rie Takumi/VS, GMA News"
"His remarkable journey from the mountains to the great halls of a state university is a feat of endurance and determination of the human spirit"
"What's good now is PAGASA is able to give very accurate forecasts. Before this typhoon came, 3 days before, we called the regional directors of the regions predicted to be affected. Many regions quickly harvested their crops with the use of combine harvester."
Barangay 89 council member Alejando Esperas, 43, told Oxfam: “ Mahirap ang sitwasyon ng mga taong nakatira sa tents. "Pag mainit, para kang nasa oven; 'pag umuulan, pinapasok ng tubig. At ngayong may bagyo uli, sobrang natatakot na sila. Na-trauma na sila dati, lalo na at nasa coastal area kami .”"

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Capiz, Negros coasts free from red tide [Published Panay News - Aug 17 2014]
PRO8 celebrates 113th police service anniversary [Published Samar News - Aug 14 2014]
Samar governor cites anti-insurgency gains [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 12 2014]
EU, PHL sign €30-M grant for PHL health sector [Published GMA News Online - Aug 12 2014]
Other provinces wish to learn from Bohol’s quak... [Published Bohol Standard - Aug 10 2014]
All set for 9th Sari-Sari Store Festival [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 07 2014]
'Live each day to the fullest,' says Yolanda su... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 06 2014]
A Manobo’s journey: From mountains to high seas [Published Rappler - Aug 04 2014]
Celebrity chef Boy Logro urges people of Palo t... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 04 2014]
Philippines: Philippines typhoon recovery aims ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
DOE brings solar power to E. Samar households [Published Philippine Star - Jul 27 2014]
Eastern Visayas rice output dips [Published Business World - Jul 24 2014]
NDRRMC: Henry causes power outages in Mindoro, ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 23 2014]
Henry out; Inday coming in [Published Business World - Jul 22 2014]
Federation of cooperatives partners with UNDP, ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jul 22 2014]
Class suspensions: Monday, July 21 [Published Rappler - Jul 21 2014]
‘Henry’ slows down [Published Tempo - Jul 21 2014]
NDRRMC says Glenda death toll rises to 94 [Published Kicker Daily News - Jul 20 2014]
Typhoon ‘Henry’ slows down [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 20 2014]
Red tide alert raised in 13 areas in 4 provinces [Published Rappler - Jul 18 2014]
Philippines: DA places initial agricultural dam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Philippines: DA places initial agricultural dam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
P2.3 B worth of agriculture, fisheries assets d... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 17 2014]
Tax bureau misses target in Eastern Visayas [Published Business World - Jul 17 2014]
Preliminary estimates place typhoon damage to a... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 17 2014]
#GlendaPH causes P2.3B agri, fisheries damage [Published Rappler - Jul 17 2014]
Philippines: Typhoon Rammasun: IOM Philippines ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
No Yolanda rehab plan amid Typhoon Glenda [Published Rappler - Jul 16 2014]
Situation Report on Typhoon Glenda, July 15, 20... [Published Gov.ph - Jul 16 2014]
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Philippines: Philippines typhoon recovery aims ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
Source: Mennonite Central CommitteeCountry: Philippines Philippines typhoon recovery aims for lasting results By Laurie Oswald Robinson July 30, 2014 AKRON, Pa. – Since Typhoon Haiyan devastated communities in the Philippines last November, Mennonite ...
Philippines: DA places initial agricultural dam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines QUEZON CITY, July 18 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Thursday that Initial estimate puts agricultural damage at P2.324 billion for fisheries and crops brought by Typhoon “Glenda” ...
Philippines: DA places initial agricultural dam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines QUEZON CITY, July 18 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Thursday that Initial estimate puts agricultural damage at P2.324 billion for fisheries and crops brought by Typhoon “Glenda” ...
Philippines: Typhoon Rammasun: IOM Philippines ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Philippines Typhoon Rammasun, locally named Glenda, made landfall as a signal 3 typhoon at 1700 hrs over the Albay-Sorsogon area on Tuesday, 15 July 2014. It then crossed northward into Southern ...
Glenda begins crossing Luzon – BusinessWorld On... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 15 2014]
Citing data from state weather bureau PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services), the NDRRMC said the following areas may experience storm surges of two to three meters above sea level; Ragay and Del Gallego in the province ...
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